Our World is Burning
My Views on Mindful Engagement
by Ian Prattis
Pub Date 15 Nov 2017
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Dr. Ian Prattis looks at the state of our world through expert eyes and shares his views on climate change, over-development and short-term thinking that have placed our fragile planet in considerable danger - then he prescribes the actions needed to save our embattled world.
Our World is Burning examines our fragile future and offers an alternative way of living based on Mindful Engagement. In sixteen essays Ian Prattis offers examples of how to respond to the most serious social, economic, environmental and personal challenges of the Twenty-First century. He advocates mindfulness practice to cultivate awareness as an ethical framework to guide actions, to create steadiness and equanimity, and to replenish body, mind and spirit. This book offers a lightning bolt that will singe incredulity and cynicism. Our World is Burning is Dr. Ian Prattis’ life work.
Our World is Burning: My Views on Mindful Engagement is available for purchase in both print and ebook formats.
"Our World is Burning is an inspiring and informative read... we are living in challenging and perilous times. Ian Prattis offers us valuable insight, wisdom and perspective in finding our way to a healthier world, one based on compassion and commitment, mindful of how everything we do impacts the whole." - Laurence Overmire, Author, The One Idea That Saves The World
"Ian Prattis provides a conscious-raising framework for responsible living. Our World is Burning also challenges one to become a leader for change instead of a passive bystander. For this personal transformation to occur we must examine our values, behaviours and consumption patterns. This book shows us thought-provoking evidence that we are, in fact, our environment and therefore we are responsible to change it." - Dawn James, Conscious Living Advocate
"Our World is Burning is both a cry from the heart and a call to action. In clear, compelling prose, Dr. Ian Prattis, Zen teacher, ecologist and peace activist, outlines the urgent challenge of climate change and the prevailing attitudes that have enabled it to threaten life on planet Earth." - Susan Taylor Meehan, author, Maggie's Choice
"I have eternal admiration for the wisdom, abilities and vision of Ian Prattis, amazed by his continuous supply of such great works. Our World is Burning is so poignant and necessary for the state of our world. This new book celebrates one of the great visionaries of our times," - Allan Green, Spiritual Facilitator